Thursday May 14, 2015
Mr Jaitley, who got a slew of reform measures approved in the just-concluded Budget session of Parliament, said the focus of the Narendra Modi-led government in the second year would be increasing spending on rural infrastructure, including irrigatio...
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Wednesday May 13, 2015
The government has used the extended session of parliament to pass a new bill in the Lok Sabha as part of its efforts to persuade the nation that it is serious about tackling the problem of "black money".
Thursday May 7, 2015
The GST - originally mooted by the UPA - will subsume excise, service tax, state Value Added Tax (VAT), entry tax, octroi and other state levies after its implementation from April 1, 2016.
India News | Agencies | Wednesday May 6, 2015
After Rahul Gandhi's recent attack on the government over farmers issues, Congress President Sonia Gandhi is expected to take on the Modi government in Parliament today on the matter.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 28, 2015
The government could consider possible sale of DRDO-developed products and systems like radars, missiles and torpedoes to friendly countries, the Parliament was told today.
Opinion | Atiya Bose | Tuesday April 28, 2015
Atiya Bose's take on the new Juvenile Justice Bill which is to be tabled in the Parliament.
Wednesday April 22, 2015
The Land Bill introduced in Parliament on Monday will create millions of jobs, meet the aspirations of farmers, and help spur growth in the economy, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said on Wednesday.
IANS | Wednesday April 22, 2015
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call at the UN for an International Day of Yoga reverberated in the European Parliament, the world's largest legislative body, with internationally known guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar leading a major yoga event.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 15, 2015
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will lead a special yoga event in the European Parliament (EP) in Brussels on April 21 following efforts in this regard by Indian Ambassador to the EU and Belgium, Manjeev Singh Puri.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday April 14, 2015
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will lead a special yoga event in the European Parliament (EP) in Brussels on June 21 following efforts by Indian ambassador to the EU and Belgium Manjeev Singh Puri.
India News | Written by Sunetra Choudhury | Wednesday March 25, 2015
It's a case of Gone, Boy in the Indian National Congress. Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who was formally declared on a leave of absence by his party since Feb 16, remains AWOL. With the Congress having twice announced extensions for his time off, it's...
Offbeat | Monday March 23, 2015
Did you know that the official website of the Lok Sabha has a section called 'Wit and Humour'?
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday March 18, 2015
Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav today said in Parliament that he has the utmost respect for Education Minister Smriti Irani, to whom he had said two days ago, "I know what you are."
India News | Reported by Ketki Angre, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday March 13, 2015
Bihar politician Sharad Yadav was today pummeled in Parliament and on social media for his comments on "dark-skinned south Indian women" during a debate.
India News | NDTV.com | Friday March 13, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Sri Lankan Parliament, as part of his visit to the country.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday March 13, 2015
Bihar politician Sharad Yadav's rant in Parliament on skin colour and "dark-skinned" south Indian women during a debate has left many members less than amused.
India News | Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Saturday March 14, 2015
Mahatma Gandhi was not particularly welcome in Britain during India's struggle for independence, but the former colonial power now has a giant statue of him right across their seat of government, alongside a statue of Winston Churchill, who once deri...
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday March 9, 2015
The Nagaland government had failed to appreciate the gravity of last week's protests in Dimapur, which ended with a mob breaking into a prison, dragging out a rape accused and lynching him, sources in the Union home ministry told NDTV. So far, 42 peo...
India News | Tuesday March 10, 2015
"If we are going to resort to shooting then both the countries can keep shooting each other, because it's not just our fishermen who go there, their fishermen also come into our waters. We need to have an interim solution which is based on humanitari...
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 5, 2015
Parliament on Wednesday passed a bill to amend the Citizenship Act to remove disparity between Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) cardholders.
India News | Written by Noopur Tiwari | Thursday March 5, 2015
As the government promises a new black money bill in the current Parliament session, a former employer of the world's largest private bank, UBS, has told NDTV he can give India valuable information for its black money probe.
Opinion | Harsh V. Pant | Tuesday March 3, 2015
Describing the Indian Parliament as the sanctum sanctorum of democracy and urging all members of Parliament to work in a "spirit of cooperation and mutual accommodation," President Pranab Mukherjee opened the budget session last week.
Press Trust of India | Friday February 27, 2015
The Economic Survey 2014-15 was tabled in Parliament on Friday by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
India News | mid-day.com | Friday February 27, 2015
A posse of security forces from the Railways greets Members of Parliament (MPs) visiting suburban railway stations. Indian Railways also spends to make lavish arrangements for the stay and other requirements of MPs as per protocol.